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"the brothers: john foster dulles, allen dulles, and their secret world war." >> stephen kinzer, in your book, you tell a story up front about dulles airport in washington and the statue and the naming. what is that? >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super airport in chantilly, virginia was being built. president eisenhower announced that the airport would be named dulles airport. when kennedy took over, he didn't want to name it after a crusty old cold war era. the was pushed back and finally the decision was made to name it after dulles. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and allen dulles there. he pulls back a curtain and behind the curtain is this giant bust of john foster dulles. that stands in the middle of this big airport. i went to see it while i was writing this book. i couldn't find it. i started asking security guards. nobody had ever even heard of it. it was a long process and finally, thanks to the washington airport authority, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place i
history. >> who were -- or who was allen dulles and who was john foster dulles? >> of these two brothers were about the most extraordinary pair of siblings to emerge in american history up to that point. they grew up in an atmosphere of religious piety. they grew up in a parsonage and were deeply influenced by the ideals of missionary calvinism, the idea that the world is divided between good and evil and that christians have to go out into the world and transform the evil into good. a very short step from that to take it into politics and believe that politically, the world is divided between good regimes and evil regimes. and that it is the duty of the good regimes, that is us to go , out into the world and destroy that evil. that is an important part of the dulles brothers' formation. the other big influence on them was the decades that they spent as corporate lawyers working for this very important law firm, sullivan and cromwell in new york. that was not a law firm that you went to if you needed a contract drawn up or to be represented in court. sullivan and cromwell had a specialty
, titled "the brothers: john foster dulles, allen dulles, and their secret world war." >> stephen kinzer, in your book, you tell a story up front about dulles airport in washington and the statue and the naming. what is that? >> john foster dulles had
or it he talks about his book which chronicles the lives of john foster dulles and his brother allen dulles who served as cia director. this week on "newsmakers," agriculture secretary tom bill site joins us. becky for being here. of cq rolln ferguson >> this week the house senate farm bill to go shooters held their first session. is the white house -- let me what backup a little bit, the treasury secretary said it was important to have a farm bill. is the white house going to intervene on the negotiations, to help settle that issue? the senator has repeatedly said he wants the house to help solve that issue.
entirety tomorrow at 10:35 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super airport out in chantilly, virginia was being built. president eisenhower immediately announced at the airport would be named dulles airport. for a while when kennedy took over, he didn't want to name it after a crusty old cold warrior, but there was pushed back from others. finally, the decision was made to name it after dulles. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there, allen dulles air, and he pulls back a curtain, and behind the curtain is this giant bust of john foster dulles. that bust stands in the middle of this big airport. i went to see it while i was writing this book. i couldn't find it. i started asking the security guards, where's the big bust of dulles? nobody had ever even heard of it. it was a long process. finally, thanks to the washington airport authority, i was able to discover that the bus had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport, and it is now in a closed conference room opposite baggage claim numb
health care line problems with the healthcare.gov website. >> john foster dulles had recently died when a super airport was being built, and president-or -- president eisenhower immediately announced that it would be named dulles airport. while, kennedy did not want to name it, but there was pushed back, so they named it after dulles. you can still see the film footage of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and allen dulles there, and he pulls becky korten, and behind the current is a giant bust -- he pulls back the curtain, and behind the curtain is a giant bust of dulles. i went to see it while i was writing this book, and i cannot find it. i started asking the security guards --where is the big bust of dulles? nobody had even ever heard of it. it was a long process, and finally, eggs to the washington airport authority, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport, and it is now in a closed conference room opposite baggage claim number three. i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers, who earth t
her study and welfare benefits. we will be right back. >> john foster dulles had recently died when the super airport in chantilly virginia was being built, and president eisenhower immediately announced that the airport would be named dulles airport. for a while after kennedy took over, he did not want to named over a crusty old warrior, but the decision was made to name it after dulles. filman still see the footage of kennedy opening it, he pulls back a curtain, and behind the current is the diane's -- the giant bust of john foster-- dulles. i went to see it while i was writing this book, and i cannot find it. i started asking the security guards, where is the big west of dulles? nobody had ever even heard of it. it was a long process. finally, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport, and it is now in a close conference room opposite baggage claim number three. i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers, who at one time exercised earth shattering power and were able to make and break governments, have n
close vote -- "washington journal" continues after this. >> john foster dulles had recently died when the super airport in chantilly, virginia was built and president eisenhower immediately announced that it would be named dulles airport. for a while, when kennedy took over, he didn't wanted to name it after a christie old -- after a crusty old war hero. but there was pressure. you see kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and those there and you polls ack the curtain and there is bust of john foster dulles and it stands in the middle of this big airport. so i went to see it while i was writing this book and i couldn't find it. i started asking the security guards and no one had it in -- and no one had ever even heard of it. thanks to the washington airport authority, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport and it is now in a close conference room baggaget -- opposite lane number three. and i find this is a wonderful metaphor how the dulles brothers had one time exercised earth shattering power and could make or
download a free app for your smart phone or listen online. at c-span radio.org. >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super airport out in chantilly, virginia was being rebuilt. president eisenhower immediately made announced at the airport would be called the dulles airport. there was pushed back from others and finally the decision was made to name it after dulles. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and allen dulles there and he pulled back a curtain and behind the curtain is his giant bust of john foster dulles. that bust stands in the middle of this big airport. so in to see it while i was writing this book. i couldn't find it. i started asking the security guards, where is a big bust of dollars. nobody even heard of it. there is a long process and finally, thanks to the washington airports authority, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place. it is now in a closed conference room opposite baggage claim number three. i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers, who at one time
the airport with eisenhower there anyallan dulles there, pulls back a curtain that hides a bust of john foster dulles. i went to see it while i was writing this book, and i cannot find it. i started asking the security guards -- where is the big bust of dulles? nobody had even heard of it. it was a long process. next up a washington airports authority, i was able to discover that the must have been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport and it is now in a closed conference room opposite baggage claim number three, and i find this a wonderful metaphor for how that dulles brothers, who at one time exercised earth-shattering power and were able to make and break governments have now been effectively forgotten and airbrushed out of our entire history. >> with john foster heading state and alan at cia, the dulles brothers led both overt and covert operations for a good portion of the cold war. find out why the ramifications can still be felt some 60 years later, with stephen kinzer, sunday night at 8:00. expected to write and the turbo colon cancer until i was diagnosed at a relativ
. john foster dulles had recently died when that super airport was being built, and immediatelysenhower announced it would be called irport.l part -- ar you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there, and he pulls back a curtain, and behind tain is a giantur bust of dulles. i went to see it, and i could not find it. the security guards, and it was a long process, and and i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport, and it is now in a closed comforts the room opposite baggage claim number three. i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dullest mothers -- brothers, who wielded such power have been relatively forgotten. led overlles brothers during theoperations cold war. see why that still can be felt 60 years later tonight on c- span's q and a. 's health andweek human services secretary kathleen sibelius had her first appearance before the committee. on some of the problems, and how they are being fixed. she also addressed the issue of individuals being served cancellation notices from thei
at federal facilities. you can see it live starting at 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> john foster had recently died when the super airport was being built and president eisenhower immediately announced that it beld be announced -- would named dulles airport. he did not want to name it after a cold war warrior but finally the decision was made to name it after dulles. you can see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower and allen dulles there and he pulls back a curtain. ofind is this giant bust dulles and it stands there so i went to see it while that was writing the book and i could not find it. i started to ask where the big bust was and nobody had even heard of it. it was a long process and finally thanks to the washington airport authority i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport and it is now in a closed conference room baggage claim number three and i find this a wonderful metaphor for the at one timeers who had exercised earth shattering power and were able to make and break brothers have now been e
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